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Welcome Thread - v109


Welcome to DEV!

  1. Leave a comment below to introduce yourself! You can talk about what brought you here, what you're learning, or just a fun fact about yourself.

  2. Reply to someone's comment, either with a question or just a hello. 👋

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Bobby Iliev

Hello everyone and welcome to the DEV community to anyone who's new here!

My name is Bobby and I've been working as a Linux DevOps Engineer for a few years now! I am a big fan of Laravel and I help with all things around a website called DevDojo!

I recently wrote an open-source eBook on how to get started with Bash Scripting and I am currently recording a mini video series on the same topic:

My goal for this year is to reach 1000 subscribers on YouTube so I could enable monetization!

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I read your book, it's really nice

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Bobby Iliev

Thank you! I am really happy to hear that!

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Elliot Wong

nice content here man!

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Bobby Iliev

Thank you Elliot 🙏! Appreciate that!

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Arwaz Khan

Hello Dev's, I am Arwaz Khan Computer Science & Engineering Student from India.
I am here because of Open Source Community and Dev Community.
Currently learning Data Structures and Algorithms.
Fun Fact: 😐😐😐

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Hi Arwaz Khan :)

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Kelechi James

Nice to have you here

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Henry Boisdequin

Cool! Super nice to have you in the community.

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Nice to have you here!

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Sandra Spanik


I'm a "late-bloomer" who recently discovered a passion for creating via code. I am here to write about my bootcamp journey, and cool new things I learn along the way. I am told that having an online presence is a must for those with a non-CS background. Formerly a mental health & arts professional, you might catch me blog about how coding makes me feel occasionally...

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Hey, I’d love to connect and maybe even share some insights. I read your other article, and I can so relate to that.
I signed up here to meet like-minded people, and I would love to at least know one other female programmer and to share experiences :)

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Sandra Spanik

Hi Lisella, thank you for reading my article and I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one who feels this way :) I've sent you a message!

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Mandy Chen

Hi all, I’m a Software Engineering Apprentice on a path to learning Fullstack JavaScript at Techtonica.
Before this, I was an Illustration and graphic design student/intern, which was what introduced me to web development!

I’m hoping to learn about cool new technologies and implementations from this community. Tech changes so fast that there’s always something new to learn! I love to combine art and design with the power of technology, and hope to create tools to help designers design more effectively. Perhaps I’ll document my journey to learning development or share musings or things that I’ve made on here.

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Michael Chrupcala

Hi everybody! Your posts brought me here - I'm a recent bootcamp grad and I've been reading lots of articles ever since I started my webdev journey.

My name's Michael and I got deeply interested in software back in 2017 thanks to cryptocurrency. Some friends and I started a YouTube channel that I hosted, where I got to ask researchers about their network designs and encryption. It was a lot of fun!

Since then I've written some articles about software and job-searching. I'm thinking about publishing here instead of and I was wondering if you had any thoughts on which platform's better for growing an audience?

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DevLorenzo • Edited on

I think that is a really good platform for building an audience. If you check my account for example, around 500 followers and 20k views in a month.
Welcome to!

Edit - If you want I'm interested in writing an article together / exchanging links

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Michael Chrupcala

Thank you! Wow that's really great progress for just 1 month, thanks for the advice. Maybe, I'll DM you now

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Jason Thomas

Hi Everyone,

My name is Jason, and I'm the CTO and CoFounder of CoScreen, a next-generation multi-pair remote collaboration tool:

I have been programming and interested in programming since I was a kid, and have worked in software development for over 20 years, originally starting writing embedded firmware for data acquisition for the HiRes high-energy cosmic-ray research project at the University of Utah (

Since then I have mostly worked in various startups, including being the first full-time engineer at HireVue, as well as making a mobile sign language communication product for Sorenson Communications (

My goal is just to stay connected to the wider developer community and keep my finger on the pulse of how things are changing in the software development world.

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Thien Tran

Hi everyone.

I’m currently self teaching myself through udemy courses, youtube, freecodecamp, and other online tools.

I hope to get a front end developer job one day. I’ve been lurking online but never went for it. With all the new online resources, i’ve been learning a lot. I’ve learned the beginner basics of react and javascript the last few months.

Looking forward to all the discussions and topics on here.

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Hi there Rendell here from the Philippines I recently graduated from a bootcamp and do not know where to go next. I hope I can find someone who can be my coding buddy Its really hard to be alone. Hope you are all doing well have a nice day!

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Hi, Everyone!:)
Currently going through TheOdinProject's JavaScript full stack path.. To be more precise - struggling through it))). Study burnout is my frequent "guest".
I recently found out about this community from someone's article on medium (There is too much too learn, I haven't done any moves towards meeting people from the community. Maybe, that's was a mistake).
Apparently, I'm not being great at networking).
Staying on the "behind the curtain" side - reading a lot, but not really getting involved into any discussions.

Hope to become one of the dev "wizards" one day.:)))))

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Hello Dev's,
I am Hanifullah and I am a student of computer informatics from Afghanistan. Searching for errors brought me here and I am happy to learn from you Dev's and share my own experience.

Thanks and Regards

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Kapil Pandey

Welcome to the dev community!

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Raj Pansuriya

Hello World!!
I am Raj, second year student of Computer Engineering from India

For a long time, I relied solely on my formal education. I put too much faith in it. Last year, when I joined college and all that faith fell off a cliff, I realised the importance of self learning and doing one’s own research. I think there are a lot of people who find themselves in my shoes.

I am writing to have a healthy sharing of knowledge between like minded people

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Joel Buenrostro

I totally understand your point, formal education provides a solid knowledge base but the speed at which technology evolves these days is incredible.

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Robin Brinkmann • Edited on

Hi DEVs, great to join the community and I am looking forward to learn, connect and exchange on Open Source Development and Data Integration.

I am currently trying my best to balance staying involved with the code of our open source framework (not a developer by training), while being there for the community and doing all that "marketing and admin stuff" as well. Anyone else here wandering the worlds between tech and business? Let's chat!

We also really appreciate any feedback on our integration framework:

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Aqueel Aboobacker

Hello guys. I'm Aqueel. Software developer, working on freelance projects. Currently, I'm doing mobile app development (Flutter) and Full-stack web development (Django, Python, Javascript, HTML, and CSS).

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Joel Buenrostro

Hello, first day on the DEV community, I 'm from México, student of Web systems development and Python programmer, currently learning Machine Learning as a service and cloud development, always open to chat about technology.
Nice to meet you!!!

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Akshat Maholay

You can follow me here:
I am here because this is an awesome open source community.
Also I am learning js myself so it will be fun
You can check some of my awesome programs from the link above

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Hae everyone am Patrick a student at zetech university in kenya, am an intermediate in full stack web development i joined this community to interact with you guys, connect and also share some of my insights with you

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Ian Lucca Miranda Salgado

Oi! Hello!

I am Ian, a brazillian software engineering student at PUC Minas. Currently i'm trying to absorve as much tech knowledge as possible, looking to understand key concepts for the area, trying to build a career plan. At the moment i'm most interested in web development, so if you would like to chat about it feel free to send me a message!

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Hello Everyone I am Aman Kanojiya, I come to know about this platform after completing my HacktOberFest . At present, I am in IIT (ISM) Dhanbad with environmental engineering and what be a part of this open-source community. I am familiarized with python and web dev and want to learn more about them if anyone wants to teach me anything feel free to join me

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Andy Griffiths

Hi guys, I'm Andy - a full-stack web developer and graphic designer from Cheshire, UK.

I've been a web dev for 10 years now and involved in graphic design closer to 20.

I've experience with PHP, Laravel, JavaScript, Node.js, HTML5 & CSS3 and currently learning Vue.js.

Recently re-joined the Twitter community and have already made some great connections and enjoyed being part of the community.

Looking forward to becoming part of the community too and hopefully offering some insight, information and support to fellow designers and developers.


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Marlos Rodriguez

Hello, I'm Marlos Rodriguez, Autodidact web Developer from Venezuela, Living in Chile. I want to share what I learn, make tutorials for the Hispanic community and help people to start in Programming.

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Sonny Brown

Hello! I'm ${name}

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Pat Keenan

Hi everyone! I learned how to code through all of the articles and tutorials on sites just like this one. I recently broke free of the crippling decision about what language and framework are considered the "best". Spoiler alert for all the other newbies like myself, it's a very debated subject...

I started with python and Django and quickly came to a standstill wondering how to get parts of the page to change without refreshing the browser. Hello React and Javascript! But wait, what's JSX and how is it different from regular JS? Should I use Vue or Angular instead? What's the difference between a framework and a library? It goes on and on...

Recently, I've been sticking with Python, Django, JS, Angular, and some Bootstrap. I came to this decision after looking through the job listings in my area and seeing those pop up the most. My focus has now been geared towards building a strong portfolio and writing about why the framework I chose was the right one for the project.

Do you guys have any tips/suggestions for getting hired as a web developer without a computer science degree?

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Elliot Wong

Hi all,

My name's Elliot. I'm a full-time software engineer for like 4 years now.

Besides coding I also write technical reports, trying to connect with my fellow devs around the globe!
Would be nice if you can check some of my latest ones. Feel free to comment as well :)

Cheers and happy coding!

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Hello, everyone!
I am mostly a designer but I love coding and found it to be one of my most powerful tools that bring me to the next level.
Recently I have been particularly interested in Web API, Django and React and I am currently developing a corporate management system using Django and React for our company.
Realizing that I am not present enough in the community, I am eager to learn from and share my works/articles with you all!

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Hello everyone! I am a self taught ML Engineer and a mentor at Tensorflow UserGroup Mumbai. I am here to read, contribute to and share my open source projects. Looking forward to seeing some amazing articles!

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Hi! My name is Brandon. I am a life long computer lover that somehow never learned to code. I am currently a Network System Administrator but I feel like my love for it has gone stale. I am here to learn new skills that I can add to the toolbox with a potential for a career pivot. I have tried coding before, but somewhere along the way I always convince myself that it isn't for me(to be honest I haven't given it a fair shot) and quit. I am determined to practice daily even if I don't make big progress. 1% better is better than 0% better! I'm looking to link up with people who I can learn from as well assist anyone within my ability along the way!

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Chami S • Edited on

Hello, everyone.
I am Mobile and Web developer.
I have 3 years of experience with mobile. Not only that, I am a good fan of Android and Laravel.
Furthermore, I’m hoping to learn about cool new technologies and implementations from this community.
My plan for this year is to build more useful Mobile apps.

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Andrei Ioffe

HI everyone!
I'm SE student from Ukraine, trying to figure out my future road map.
For now, i've been studying Unity, for a while. I'm passionate with games and want to make some in the future.
Fact: hate WEB

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Hello, my name is ManuTheCoder, and I'm in middle school.
I like programming in both frontend and backend languages.
I come here for an inspiration to code, and especially CSS-Tricks.

One of my favorite projects:
My website:
Stack overflow:

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Hi, My name is Adedamola, I am a CS grad who is trying to switch from Hardware to start a career as a Front-end Developer. I am hoping to learn about different languages required to be a Front-end Developer and meet new people.